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Old 02-26-2008, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by barry123400 View Post
When comparing fuel costs in different countries their average wage base and tax setup has to be examined. I think north america does not have the highest wage structures by far. Could be wrong yet things I hear indicate otherwise.
Very true. In Germany the minimum wage is like 8 or 9 euro per hour....thats like $14-15 US per hour! nearly 3x the US federal min wage! I wouldn't care about higher fuel prices at all if I was making $13+ an hour at my school job!
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